Biography

Dominique Blain lives and works in Montreal. Her work has been showed in several cities in North America, Europe and Australia (Biennale of Sydney in 1992). Three major retrospective of her work has been organised: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal in 2004 (travelling at the Mackensie Art Gallery in Regina and at the Nickle Art Gallery in Calgary); Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec in 1998 (travelling at the Ansel Adams Center of San Francisco and at the Sala 1 in Roma); Contemporary Art Center Arnolfini in Bristol organised in 1997-1998 an exhibition in five institutions in the United Kingdom: Belfast, London, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Cambridge. Many museums has showed her work: Portland Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Kunstverein in Frankfurt; Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; Louisiana Museum in Copenhagen; European Museum in Brussels; and Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. In Quebec, she participated in three editions of Les Cent jours d’art contemporain and presented her work at the Galerie de l’UQAM, Sherbrooke University art gallery, at the Musée régional de Rimouski and at the Musée d’art de Joliette.

Dominique Blain has produced a series of public art installation in Quebec, among them: Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, Montreal (2011); Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Bourgie Pavilion (2011); Adresse symphonique, Montreal (2011); Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui, Montreal (2010); Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur, Montreal (2009); Jewish General Hospital, Montreal (2008); Jardins de Métis (2007); Quartier International of Montreal (2006); Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Montreal (2005); Sinclair-Laird School, Montreal (2000); Maison des écrivains, Montreal (1991); and at the head quarters of Radio-Canada Society in Toronto (1994).